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Hosted by District 5150 Rotary Means Business Fellowship this virtual event is scheduled for Saturday, July 18, 2020 from 10:00 am to noon.

● 9:45 am -10:00 am – Registration

● 10:00 am -11:30 am – Panel Discussion

● 11:30 am -Noon – Networking Breakout Session

Register at: Rotary5150.org/calendar

Questions: Please contact District 5150 Rotary Means Business Fellowship Chair Yuhui Chen – [email protected]

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